Chris sets up Maggie with a bowling partner, then becomes jealous of him; the Capras separate over a dispute about bowling; after being insulted by Maurice, Ed gives him notice & his girlfriend's father offers to fund his movie, The Shaman.
Did You Know?
Shelly wears earrings shaped like coat hangers, then a pair in the shape of bowling pins. See more
In the opening scene, Ed and Heather are making out on the couch as North by Northwest
is playing on the big-screen television. Two scenes from the film, which is playing passively (no one is stopping or fast-forwarding the film), are visible. The first is Thornhill and the Professor at the airport. The second is Eve shooting Thornhill in the visitors' center at Mount Rushmore. Within the time line of the opening scene, that second scene from North by Northwest does not follow the first that quickly. See more
Dr. Phillip Capra
[Lamenting his separation from his wife due to a dispute over bowling
I've lost my entire life to the sport of imbeciles!